Monthly Archive: August, 2015

Humans of New York Visits Pakistan and Changes the World

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Brandon Stanton began his journey to create the famous blog Humans of New York in July 2010 after losing his job as a bond trader. In Stanton’s first book of photography, compiling three… Continue reading

GF GIRL NEXT DOOR: GF Girl Travel Trips

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It’s not always easy to eat gluten free when you are traveling, especially if you are going to a different country that isn’t as familiar with the term “gluten free” or doesn’t have… Continue reading

How Private Schools in Poor Countries are Reshaping Education

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It is widely understood that education is the key answer to freedom and progression. There are two quotes from famous men that I think sum up the importance of education perfectly: Nelson Mandela… Continue reading

Three Fashion Apps to Transform Your Morning Routine

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One of the best things about living in the technology age is being able to take advantage of all it has to offer. I mean, we can get just about anything delivered to… Continue reading

Dealing with Mother’s Guilt

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I’m sitting in my living room, while my kids are taking their naps, thinking about the first half of the day. It’s been a rough one. I have not been particularly kind, patient… Continue reading

How to Not Be “Bad at Remembering Names”

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We’ve all been there: you meet someone new, shake their hand, then two seconds later, you’ve completely forgotten their name. Embarrassing, right? Many people (myself included) manage to shrug off the embarrassment by… Continue reading

The fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the U.S.? Minority women.

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Across all ethnicities, the number of women-owned firms is increasing faster than the number of men-owned businesses. It has never been a better time to be a female entrepreneur. At least that’s what… Continue reading

Stop Telling Women to Smile: An Art Project Against Gender-Based Street Harassment

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According to Stop Street Harassment, internationally 70-99% of women experience street harassment at some point during their lives. Today, more and more organizations, and individuals, make it their mission to bring awareness to… Continue reading

Freedom of Speech: In Defense of Trigger Warnings

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Anyone who spends time on the internet is no doubt familiar with the concept of trigger warnings: notices of sensitive or disturbing material in writing, film or other media. Anyone who spends time… Continue reading

Farmers Market Appetizers

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August is prime time to make a trip to your local farmers market to get fresh vegetables and fruit during a New England summer. My two favorite August finds are fresh sweet corn… Continue reading